News Editor

McPherson Media Group
Shepparton & Goulburn Valley
Advertising, Arts & Media
Journalism & Writing
Full time
Posted 18d ago

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Editor to assume responsibility for the Shepparton News, lead a team of reporters and deliver first-class daily news. If you are passionate about regional journalism and would like to make a real difference in our community, this role is for you.

The successful candidate will show great people management skills and will inspire the team to grow, achieve great results, look for new ideas and continue to provide our readers with engaging, meaningful and relevant content. 

You will provide direction to the Shepparton News editorial department, and lead editorial discussions, as well as write your own content. A genuine interest in the people and issues of our local community and a knack for finding a good story are crucial. You will also have a good understanding of local politics and the intricacies of regional institutions and organisations.

Sharp focus on the online presence of our publications and an innovative approach to the use of social media are a must. Previous experience at senior editorial level would be a bonus as would a good understanding of the multimedia landscape.

To apply, please send your resume (including a link to a portfolio of published work) and a cover letter.

For a confidential chat about the role, call Christine Anderson on 0437 213 320.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have experience in a role which requires relationship management experience?
  • Are you experienced with copy writing and content creation?

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